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CSPAN
Jan 2, 2010 7:00am EST
" opening my mail i came across a press release from the library announcing for $10 million it but america's birth certificate, the waldseemuller map, the map that gave america its name and the $10 million was the most elaborate spent on anything and $2 million more than was recently paid for the original copy of the declaration of independence and that kind of got my attention and i never heard of or saw the map and the library thought it was worth it and the market thought it was worth more than the declaration of independence and i thought maybe i would do an article or short piece for the atlantic. so i did research and got the basics of the story, pretty quickly. early in the 1500, the eastern part of france, in the mountains, there was a small group of scholars, among them, the map maker, martin waldseemuller and that he came by letters, and an early sailor's chart showing the coastline of the new world and decided that what they were reading about and seeing on the charts of asia, as most people assumed it was but it was a new continent, people traditionally thought of the world as
FOX News
Jan 23, 2010 11:30am EST
grip in d.c. is broken and will bring jobs back to america. are they right? >> welcome to cashing in. the crew this week, wayne rogers, jonathan honey, joan mass, max ferris, tracy byrnes and john layfield. welcome back to everybody. john, union power takes a hit and that's good for jobs? how so. >> you better believe it's good for jobs. this is great for america. scott brown getting elected is a direct blow to obama's open agenda to take care of unions and let the rest of the taxpayers in america pay fortunes. look, observe -- obama wants his money back. america in massachusetts said we want our country back. this bogus healthcare plan and stimulus plan and putting our country on the the verge of bankruptcy, america said enough. if you're an incumbent, get ready. i wish something worse could happen to those guys. >> is that good for jobs if the unions are losing wow in washington? >> what an overstatement of massachusetts. the unions aren't losing power. this is a wake-up call to the unions, the same unions that put $80 million in republican campaigns, showed up in a voting block of
CSPAN
Jan 1, 2010 7:00pm EST
for $10 million a but what it called americans for certification, the map the gave america its name. vechten million dollars was the most diverse finn on anything. it was almost $2 million more than had recently been paid for an original copy of the declaration of independence and that kind of got my attention. i had never heard of the map, had never seen a map but the library seemed to think it was the most valuable piece in the market seemed to think was more than the original copy of the declaration of independence, so i wanted to find out more and at this point i was thinking maybe i would do a short piece for the clint. so i did some research and got the basics of the story pretty quickly. early in the 1500's in the eastern part of france there was a small group of scholars. among them map maker martin waldseemuller and they came across-- y emir guo vespucci in the chart lines of the new world and they decided that what they were reading about in saying on these charts was not a part of asia as most people had assumed it was but in fact was a new continent. people traditionally
CSPAN
Jan 23, 2010 7:00am EST
in america. we think of the jobs that exist here in washington, whether it's the president or vice president or members of the cabinet. but you're on the ground every day. you're in the neighborhoods. you're with real people. and nobody knows more than you do that the real -- the needs of america. and so i'm just really delighted to have a chance to be with all of you and to listen to you. i know the recession has taken a great toll. we think we've tried to -- we have made a difference at the department of transportation. i want you to know -- i know you know this and i know you'll hear this this afternoon. but president obama and all of us at the administration are redoubling our efforts this year to find new ways to grow the economy and create the jobs your communities depends on. as most of you know, i traveled last year to 66 cities. and i met many of you. and i've seen some of the amazing things that you're doing in your communities and some of the amazing products that are transforming sprawling, 21st century cities to green, clean accessible hubs of activity where people choose to liv
CBS
Jan 17, 2010 11:30am EST
will not be forsaken. you will not be forgotten. in this, your hour of greatest need, america stands with you. i'm also announcing an immediate in million to support our relief efforts. >> the death toll is undergoing constant revision. it is now 50,000 and as low as 10,000. question, in addition to humanitarian reasons does the u.s. have a strategic interest in rebuilding haiti? pat buchanan? >> john, i don't think we can rebuild haiti. look, what happened here is this earthquake happened at the worst possible place it could in the hemisphere, almost in the world, in port-au-prince, a town of 2 million people where the building construction standards are very, very low, and these houses have pancaked onto people and the buildings have. they are in their tombs, quite frankly, and unfortunately a lot of them that could be saved here in america will not be saved there. john, i'm glad the president, quite frankly, put in the 82nd airborne and u.s. marine corps, because this brings out the best in people. a lot of folks going down there, and brings out the worst in a lot of people. as the battle for food a
CNBC
Jan 27, 2010 9:00pm EST
was inevitable, that america was always destined to succeed. but when the union was turned back at bull run and the allies first landed at omaha beach, victory was very much in doubt. when the market crashed on black tuesday and civil rights marchers were beaten on bloody sunday, the future was anything but certain. these were the times that tested the courage of our convictions and the strength of our union. and despite all our divisions and disagreements, our hesitations and our fears, america prevailed because we chose to move forward as one nation, as one people. again, we are tested. and again we must answer history's call. one year ago i took office amid two wars, an economy rocked by a severe recession, a financial system on the verge of collapse, and a government deeply in debt. experts from across the political spectrum warned that if we did not act we might face a second depression. so we acted. immediately and aggressively. and, one year later, the worst of the storm has passed. but the devastation remains. one in ten americans still cannot find work. many businesses have shutter
FOX News
Jan 2, 2010 3:00pm EST
right here on fox news channel. [captioning made possible by fox news channel] glenn: hello, america. welcome to the program. probably the number one question that is asked of me or at least the top five is who would you vote for for president of the united states? i have always answered this question for public consumption one way. i don't know. i don't see the person. i'm looking for george washington to appear. george washington, you just saw him in the open. he was a man of integrity. he was a brilliant individual. and the reason why he was the indispensable man was because everybody could trust him. you may not know the man who i would vote for in a heartbeat for president of the united states. you may not know the name john huntsman, but if you have ever used a plastic plate or a bowl or a dish or styrofoam takeout. do you remember the original big mac container? you have this man to thank. john is not only amazing for being a self-made billionaire or even for all the great inventions his company has produced but the reason why i would vote for him, and he's not running, by the
MSNBC
Jan 18, 2010 10:00am EST
of the earthquake victims. the president writes, quote, in times of tragedy the united states of america steps forward and helps. that is who we are. that is what we do. for decades, america's leadership has been founded in part on the fact we do not use our power to subjugate others. we use it to lift them up. at no time is that more true. if you are looking for a way to help, here are a couple ways to do it. and for a list of other organizations, help in haiti, log helphaiti.msnbc.com. >>> this afternoon president obama will commemorate martin luther king day by hosting a small group of african-american senior citizens and their grandchildren to talk about the legacy of the civil rights movement. this morning attorney general eric holder marked this day by volunteering with the youth services opportunities project. mr. holder and other volunteers served breakfast at the search of the epiphany in washington, d.c. again, all part of the legacy for that man, martin luther king jr. later this evening, president obama and first lady michelle obama, will honor dr. king at a let freedom ring concer
CNBC
Jan 12, 2010 6:00pm EST
news. they even got a big contract. to help bring out gold in latin america. a winner, not a loser. i don't want you selling any of that. now, mohammed ali. time to file away the past as the immortal spice girls said. i'm kind of like -- which spice am i like most? moron spice. the market's throwing a sale. you should be shopping for sales. not run away from them. "mad money" will be right back. >>> coming up, catching fire? as the detroit auto show kicks into high gear, people are asking what will fuel the cars of the future? cramer goes one on one with clean energy fuel ceo to find out on the executive decision. >>> plus, job start. not all auto suppliers are created equal. cramer takes three for a test drive and pits their fundamentals against the technicals to pick a winner. on an all new "off the charts." >> later, stay tuned as we crank up the volume. cramer goes all out as the calls keep coming in. try to keep up on a high impact "lightning round." all coming up on "mad money." what are you doing...? calling chase sapphire, seeing if we have enough points to stay longer. now? y
CNBC
Jan 20, 2010 4:00pm EST
line on bank of america, although the number came in a little bit below expectations, 60 cent, the credit trends are clearly improving a little bit. that's what's important here. we also of course had wells fargo. their numbers beat expectations but still got a lot of real estate problems out there from the old wachovia deals. how about the hmos here, yes, certainly any kind of confusion on the health care reform issue probably would benefit hmos, but in the general market, weakness after a couple of nice moves to the upside, they ended up close to the lows for the day. maria, back to you. >> bob, thanks very much. meanwhile, technology took a beating today despite ibm's strong earnings report. scott wapner manning the nymex for us. ibm set the tone, didn't it, scott. >> reporter: absolutely, maria. selling on the news is what we're seeing again. take a look at intel, for example, that stock had much better than expected earnings. the stock sold on the news. ibm, pretty good earnings as well. stock sold on the news. take a look at what the nasdaq's performance was today in tho
MSNBC
Jan 11, 2010 11:00am EST
. why is light versus dark still an issue? maybe the broader america doesn't understand lighter skinned black people were treated better because they were seen more proximate to the dominant white culture, given better privileges in slavery because they were produced by unions between white men and black women. there is a huge tension in the broader society. lighter skinned blacks are seen tore liked by whites. negro dialect, what does that mean? jesse jackson is one of the most eloquent men we know, so is al sharpton. they all ran for president of the united states of america. joe biden made the same comments. mr. obama needs to step up to the bully pulpit and not be loathe to deal with the issue of race and say this is a teachable moment. yes, we can can accept the apology of mr. reid. let's deal with light skinned versus dark skinned and teach america about some of these more vicious issues. otherwise they do look like hypocrites in my book. >> i heard so many people over the weekend say they were surprised by this but you cover the election, as did i. there were people who did not u
NBC
Jan 4, 2010 7:00am EST
day, arrested thanks to a couple watching "america's most wanted." >> live, local, latebreaking. this is wbal-tv 11 news today in baltimore. >> good morning. i am stan stovall. time for a check of the morning commute with traffic pulse 11 and sarah caldwell. >> it looks like vacation is over out there. accident location at johnnycake and woodlawn. it is icy in that area, and that does involve a pedestrian struck. another one involving a pedestrian at orleans and lochwood avenue. " will place forming around the area at southbound 95, and southbound 795. normal delays on the outer loop. adelphi road and joppa farm road, and as of 9:00 a.m. this morning, curtis creek drop bridge will shut down due to road work. that is expected to be in place until february 12. watch for delays this morning as we get closer to 9:00 a.m.. not too bad on the west side. you are going to get a little bit heavier ones who get to the baltimore national pike. looking hectic here. white marsh to the beltway northeast. sandra has a check on the forecast. >> cluster yet again today. -- plus three yet again t
CBS
Jan 2, 2010 7:30pm EST
masquerading as the real america, when they were taken over by a minority of a minority, yelling and shouting a ab centis. >> and they were racist? >> oh, come on. that is absurd. >> monica. >> that was his best political theater, worst political theater? what political theater? i lost my train of thought. >> this was, yes, this was when the white house passed out those white lab coats to the doctors to use them as props to suggest that all doctors support obama care, when 80% oppose it. >> the whole story was exposed. the white house was passing out the white coats. mort. >> governor patterson sending caroline kennedy out to replace hillary clinton. is this what you call political hokey pokey and he puts his left foot in his mouth and his right foot in his mouth and he turns around. >> harry reid say opponents were like slave holders. okay, worst political scandal. >> i think it's that crowd of so-called scientists and hoaxers in england, who really put out all this false nonsense of global warming and sensors honest scientists bringing the truth, eleanor. >> right on, pat. >> a
MSNBC
Jan 21, 2010 6:08pm EST
? >> in general, it's where every other base in america is, and that people want jobs. they want to make sure their homes are secure, their house that they are not going to lose their homes, foreclosure. they want health care. they want retirement security. they want investments to be secure. economics, what it's b frankly, the disconnect between the government and the people today i think is on the economic issues. and if we can start to close the gap have a little bit more communication with the people, such as we have in massachusetts, i think the democrats will recover and we will continue to be of service to the american people. >> are you going to have to pass health care to recover, because nancy pelosi is saying that over in the house, she doesn't have the votes to pass the senate bill. your thoughts? >> well, she is right. and the truth is though that there's nothing that stops us from passing a bill that stops -- that would stop insurance companies from denying care to people with pre-existing conditions. there's nothing that stops us from passing a bill that would cause the insuran
FOX
Jan 3, 2010 4:00am EST
. america's best truck. >>> "u.s. farm report" round table this week, jim hemminger from top third ag marketing. bill, i saw you on the phone just a second ago finding out what the close was. what's the close on the market. >> corn closed about 4.13 and a half. we're still in range. beans 43 in the march contract. >> is that up or down for the day? >> we're jowt down just a a bit about 3 1/2 trents cents. >> you mentioned that electronic trading, the variation and what can happen is just instantly. it wasn't always that i way when europe on the floor, was it not? >> no, the broabers if they had the big order was the governor on the market and the market doesn't have that anymore. we haven't seen that many glitches in the electronic market. there was one this week that caused corn prices to drop 13 vents cents very quick re-- very quickly but it came back. the impressive tht thing about the bean market, we saw beans sell off over 90 cents a bushel. brazil has no weather issues. they'll have a very big crop. it's come back considerably recovering that. corn has been on a 40 set trading
CBS
Jan 24, 2010 11:30am EST
if the market goes down with a steady stream of income. let america's number one annuity provider help you stay on course with guarantees for the if in life. get answers about annuities at metlife.com. a lecture on physics in california ...is watched in milwaukee. an american soldier overseas ...keeps up with his classes back home. a father helps his daughter find the name of saturn's largest moon. education's about opportunity and broadband's become the great equalizer. learning, at the speed of light. made possible by continuing private investment and innovation, making the internet faster, smarter and safer. broadband is working for america. >>> issue two. after-shocks in haiti. haiti suffered its worst earthquake in 200 years last week. a severe 7.3 richter scale shock. and this week, more after- shocks hit the hield. they measured 6.1, 4.9 and 4.8 open the richter. defense secretary robert gates stepped up the u.s. military effort. at least one clearing ship with crane was moved into to get haiti's port functioning. president obama appointed two former presidents bush and clinton to overs
MSNBC
Jan 20, 2010 6:00am EST
change america. you were in iowa with me all of the republicans that streamed through in early january 2008, they were so hopeful. they said this guy will be so different. he's not a crazy left winger, not a product of the '60s. that's why he won iowa. in fact, that's why he won in 2008. we saw with the stimulus bill, with cap and trade, health care reform, every step of the way, mika, he chose to take nancy pelosi's approach, and henry waxman's approach, and barney frank's approach instead of iowa's approach and this is where it landed him. >> tell us a little bit, given what joe was saying, we hear from the white house one thing, but i was reading tweets all night long. give us a sense of what you're hearing on the ground in terms of how people feel. not only in terms of the direction of the administration, but why they vote for scott brown. >> massachusetts, arguably the most democratic state in this country, don't want someone who is beholden to a party. and how you govern like that and pass legislation, i don't know, because as a party you have to come together on issues and make
CSPAN
Jan 19, 2010 9:00am EST
teacher america folks participate in teacher u. i'd like to just talk a little bit about how we approach this work. we have a textbook that we've developed that we use with our core members called teaching as leadership. we're releasing a version actually this month or early this month that we're hoping to sort of share that knowledge that we've accumulated by looking at our exceptional teachers more broadly and really just enter into a conversation with people in this sector about what we can do to better prepare and support teachers in general. and one of the things that we focus on that we found in our high performers is their ability to invest students in their work. and, you know, chubb says in his paper students begin lessons unmotivated, they will simply not make the hard effort necessary to learn. agreed. i mean, i couldn't agree more. but i'm not sure that technology will motivate students. i mean, and i'm not sure how you get students to engage in the technology if they have this past of not being successful and don't feel like they want to engage in the work and doubt their ow
CNBC
Jan 12, 2010 11:00pm EST
into international investment. >> i don't like america's team. >> caller: at least in part because the business climate is better in those countries than it is in the united states. >> right. >> caller: but my question is, if other countries are so much more attractive and business friendly than the united states currently, should we have even greater 20% --? >> i waffle over this. 20% is foreign. 10% is gold. that leaves 70% for united states. i am not giving up on this country. we have a lot of great values. remember, many of the s&p stocks and most of the dow stocks are international companies. they will take advantage of exactly what you're talking about. 20% overseas is very high. probably the highest of any money manager i know. that's how far i'm going and not a percent further. i need to go to mitch in south carolina, which i call carolina. mitch? >> caller: hi, jim. got a big-time boo-yah from charleston, south carolina. >> man, you've got that charleston university boo-yah. everyone's crazy about that school. go ahead. >> caller: -- around $40 a share just before the recent push. curr
MSNBC
Jan 12, 2010 5:00pm EST
resistance to revealing to you, to myself, to anybody, to everybody in america, the e-mail traffic at aig? not just at the moment of the bailout, but over the past ten years? >> it's very clear that a lot has to do with the general secrecy of the fed. this is something that ron paul and other members of congress have complained about for years, that this entity can put trillions of dollars of american taxpayer money at risk, and they do so with a considerable amount of secrecy. in this case, they very definitely crossed the line by telling aig not to disclose -- aig being a less secretive, public company, and a company that you and i now own 100% of balls of the hundreds of billions of dollars we poured into it. >> what can viewers do, people who obviously don't serve in congress, don't have a cable show but have the same conversations you and i are having? and feel helpless. they obviously feel like the more they learn about it, the more frustrated they become. because they don't feel like they can do anything about it. what can folks help you to get more information? >> the most importa
ABC
Jan 2, 2010 6:30pm EST
with those explosives. and directed him to attack that plane headed for america. >> reporter: the president said even before the christmas day indent, his administration has been pursuing this group along with the wider al qaeda network. >> this was a failure and a breakdown from beginning to end. >> reporter: republicans are critical of the vacationing president and his homeland security chief with some even calling for her to resigned. >> she said that the system worked last week. that shows that she's out of touch. i don't think that she's competent to run that agency. >> reporter: but today the president urged unity. but unity may be hard to find back in washington. the president is heading home a day early. his administration will face tough questions from lawmakers who are conducting an investigation of their own. and white house aides said that the president is heading home early because he has a lot on his plate and wants to get straight back to work. first up on his agenda, a meeting with the heads of all of the relevant agencies to figure out what went wrong. >> john? >> thanks ve
CBS
Jan 9, 2010 7:30pm EST
can do fo >>> america's first line of defense is timely, accurate intelligence that is shared, integrated, analyzed, and acted upon quickly and effectively. that's what our intelligence community does every day. but unfortunately, that's not what happened in the lead up to christmas day. >> so says the president in his public statement thursday. in a private meeting on tuesday with 20 trusted top officials, he was more frank and angrier. "this was a screw up that could have been disastrous. we dodged a bullet but just barely." the stern words of the u.s. commander in chief were caused by quote unquote systemic failure, his language, that prevented officials from gaining the data to stop a christmas day al qaeda terrorist plot. a 23-year-old nigerian citizen named oumar if a huk abdul -- umar farouk abdulmutallab. he carried deadly explosives concealed in his underwear. the plane crossed the atlantic and in the approach to the detroit runway, abdulmutallab tried to detonate the bob, it failed. he was then overpowered by passengers. catastrophe was averted powerful enough to hav
CNBC
Jan 20, 2010 4:00am EST
viewers to understand is the fact that total debt in america is, in fact, the not dproeg. it's a widely spread belief that all debt in america is growing out of control. in reality, the private sector is contracting faster than the government is spending and i think this is reducing the amount of dollars in circulation. when you reduce the supply, you drive up the price. >> very interesting, emil. we're going to leave it there for now and you'll be with us throughout the hour. right now, let's get you caught up on some of the big stories we've been following around the globe. president obama's chances of passing health care reform suffer a major setback as scott brown, republican, wins the senate seat held by ted kennedy in massachusetts. democrats may not have enough time now to resolve differences between the house and the senate health care bill and get new cost estimates before brown is sworn in. that leaves house democrats with the unpalatable option of trying to pass a senate bill that many disagree with. that stinging defeat in the senate comes on the one year anniversary of pres
CBS
Jan 30, 2010 7:30pm EST
with a steady stream of income. let america's number one annuity provider help you stay on course with guarantees for the if in life. get answers about annuities at metlife.com. >>> issue two. political potpourri. the obama state of the union. >> we have serious concerns over the recent steps the administration has taken regarding suspected terrorists. americans were shocked on christmas day to learn of the attempted bombing of a flight to detroit. this foreign terror suspect was given the same legal rights as a u.s. citizen and immediately  stopped providing critical intelligence. senator-elect scott brown has said, we should be spending taxpayer virginia governor bob mcdonnel, has a star been born? i ask you, pat? >> he won a very good victory, turned around virginia, but he looks to me, john, like a very young man, and this was a nice speech, but it wasn't on a presidential level, if you will. i think they ought to abolish the political answer to the state of the union because the president is chief of steet state and the idea of having somebody from the other party respond t
CNBC
Jan 14, 2010 4:00pm EST
, very busy day today on wall street. we'll also tell you how corporate america is responding to the crisis in haiti. we're also waiting on intel's fourth quarter earnings report, which may very well set the tone for tomorrow's trading session. cnbc's silicon valley bureau chief jim goldman right new on the outlook for intel. jim? >> reporter: maria, 30 cents a share, $10.2 billion. that's the expectation that wall street is looking for when intel reports in justa i few minutes from now, but wow, are investors looking for something good. bidding these shares up by better than 2% today. and look at the volume on this company. well over 100 million shares traded. average day for these guy, 60 million. it's all going to come down with guidance and what they're looking for as far as q1 and q2 are concerned. those numbers, eminent, but ten minutes away. maria, back to you. >> jim with the latest there. a day on wall street today and a pretty good day as far as the markets are concerned. the dow jones industrial average finishing up about 30 points. it was off of the best levels of
CNN
Jan 26, 2010 9:00pm EST
make of it? >> i'm looking forward to hearing a speech by someone who knows america's place in the world market and has fiscal responsibility, and i hope obama is listening very carefully when steve jobs speaks tomorrow. i don't know, it seems we're in big trouble, and the good news is it seems the american people are realizing that when you're in debt horribly that maybe it's best to stop spending a little bit. >> larry: president obama, tanya, dismissed in the campaign when discussing a freeze. obama said it would be like taking a scalpel to it. here's what mccain had to say today. >> i think that the president understands now how serious this problem is and that it requires hatch et ceteets and scalpels. it requires a hatchet to bring it under control, and it requires the scalpel to eliminate the waste ful and unnecessary spending. >> larry: and john mccain will be with us tomorrow night when we follow all the following following state of the union. we'll be on at midnight eastern, 9:00 pacific. tanya, what do you make of it? >> i think the president is certainly bend to
CNN
Jan 4, 2010 6:00am EST
security measures facing every passenger flying to america from 14 high-risk nations, those nations are considered sponsors of terrorism or countries of interest by the transportation security administration. the new rules take effect this morning. our homeland security correspondent jean mene meserve live. >> reporter: all passengers on flights heading into the united states will be subject to random screening, and those flying in from certain countries will be required to go through enhanced screenings, such as full-body pat-downs, carry on bag searches, full body scanning and explosive detection swabs, this according to a new security directive issued by the transportation security administration, and now in effect. the countries include those that are officially listed by the state department as sponsoring terrorism, those are cuba, sudan, syria and iran. a list of another ten countries of interest was developed by the state department, department of homeland security, and intelligence agencies. it includes afghanistan, algeria, iraq, lebanon, libya, nigeria, pakistan, saudi ara
CSPAN
Jan 19, 2010 7:00am EST
and the democratic party. and i think it is a really good thing that america is waking up, that they are seeing through this because of the tyrannical dictatorships, the way that nancy pelosi and harry reid are trying to push through this against the will of the american people. but if mr. brown loses the election, jamming down health care down the throats of the american people is nothing compared to what they are going to do. they will find some crisis, some way that they will continue to keep the power and before we know it we will have a hammer and sickle for a flag over the white house. host: on the republican line, joining us from san francisco. caller: good morning. it is a wonderful morning when we can have massachusetts, a historical state, help us, the american people to fight back what we see here. we have been so betrayed, we feel. the nation is in a mess. we all know what happened when we went into this financial crisis. we know that president clinton put out a lot -- that he change what existed in the banking system. and there he put in larry summers to deregulate everything. that
CSPAN
Jan 15, 2010 12:00pm EST
, the department of america, would be lead leading the way and changing the world for the better. under his guidance, and very gentle prodding we're doing just that. it is an inspiration for me to walk in here every day and work with all of you on the issues that are so important to all americans, and it is an inspiration and honor every day to work for secretary salazar and serve the president. thank you, mr. secretary, for the opportunity to be here with you. [applause] >> thank you, laura. thank you, laura. you know, we've had a great 2009, and we're fired up and we're ready to go for 2010. i'm fired up. are you? come on !. [applause] our work truly has just begun, but i want to say just at the outset it would not have all been possible to do the great things that we did in 2009 had it not been for the 70,000 men and women who make up the department of the interior. many of you know that last week there was some scuttlebutt in the media i would leave to go be governor of the state of colorado or run for that position. i said no, because i wanted to be right here with you because this is
NBC
Jan 4, 2010 7:00am EST
sisters, aunt and 6-year-old cousin on thanksgiving day, arrested thanks to a couple watching "america's most wanted." >>> time now is 7:26 on this january 4, 2010. in the news this morning, jim zorn has coached his last game with the redskins. a team source tells us he has been fired as the team's head coach less than a day after the skins finished a disappointin season. washington was 4 and 12 this season. he was the sixth red skins head coach under dan snyder who bought the team in 1999. >>> good morning, we have a blazing orange and somber lavender sun rise junds way. it's frigid from the low to mid 20s right now. high today only near freezing with a blustery wind, maybeear freezing this afternoon and early this evening. partly cloudy, blustery and cold tomorrow and wednesday. then maybe a little light snow on thursday and friday. >> 395 is jammed from an accident on the eastbound flee way down at the exit for the northbound third street tunnel. 270 packed in very, very tightly. the early morning accidents at the 270 southbound split is jammed. germantown solid all the way out of t
CNBC
Jan 12, 2010 7:00pm EST
stanley. the new bank of america ceo brian moynihan. coming to washington just as record prochts and record bonuses are being announced almost daily on wall street, while millions of americans are unemployed, and small businesses in particular complain about the lack of lending and a credit crunch. now, congress gave this commission a mandate and subpoena power to look at nearly two dozen issues related to the cause and effects of the financial crisis. in the first two days of the hearings, we'll not only hear from the top bank executives, but officials leading major federal and state investigations. as well as leading economists. >> i have just a couple quickies. this is republican and democrat run. >> yes, six democrats, four republicans. >> i want to assume and even think this is not a soviet show trial. they're not just going to bash the bankers. they're really going to go through an investigation, exploration, analysis, sort of like the 9/11 commission years ago. because we don have a consensus in this country on exactly what and why it all happened. we really don't. >> that
CNN
Jan 12, 2010 6:00am EST
us now. a humbling moment there. you see it for one of the most admired athletes in america in his playing days. why come clean now? >> it's because of a gig he's about to partake. you know, what's interesting about this, another iconic player coming forward. it makes you wonder how many more are out there. 70 home runs and one record-breaking season. a super human performance that left a lot of people wondering if he was getting a boost from banned substances. now, the former all-star says it's time to set the record straight, sort of. >> i've let a lot of people down, it doesn't feel good. >> reporter: during an emotional interview, the former slugger finally admitting what many had suspected, he used steroids. >> it was the era that we played in. i wish i never played in that era. i wish we had drug testing. >> reporter: that era included an epic battle with sammy sosa. the home run race during the 1998 season that captivated the country and ended with mcgwire breaking the single season record set by roger marris. >> it's absolutely amazing. it's, you know, it's just, it blows m
MSNBC
Jan 4, 2010 4:00am EST
, trained him, equipped him with those explosives, and directed him to attack that plane headed for america. >> we are joined now live by the president's top counterterrorism adviser john brennan. welcome to "meet the press." >> thank you, david. >> this president's directive to close the embassies because of specific intelligence that an attack is coming? >> yes, there are indication that's al qaeda is planning to carry out an attack in the capital of yemen. i spoke to our ambassador down there. both the british and u.s. embassies have closed to give the yemeni government a chance to thwart that threat and the plans that are afoot right now. >> a threat against our embassy? >> we know they've been targeting our embassy or embassy personnel, and we want to do everything possible to safeguard our diplomats and others that are down there. that was the prudent step to take. >> the president talking about al qaeda in yemen. is yemen a new front in this battle against al qaeda? >> no, it's not a new front. we've known about it for quite some time. from the very first day of this administration,
MSNBC
Jan 28, 2010 6:00am EST
for the supreme court to have the president tell america and the world these jokers in the front row just opened up american campaigns to foreign entities when that, in fact, is just not the truth. still, mike barnicle, i wish the supreme court would have put out a statement this morning, instead of shaking their heads last night. >> i am very familiar with 441(a) and 441(e), having just read them last night before the speech. >> hold on. i have to say, i know that sounded silly to say, but sadly, the president of the united states, a constitutional law professor at the university of chicago, should have known that so i don't have to explain that to a lot of people waking up drinking their coffee. you see, this president actually taught this. >> well, his great fear -- >> at the university of chicago. >> his great fear is not being able to match the fund-raising capacity of the republicans. that's their great fear. it was interesting to me last night, the president seemed much more animated in certain parts of the speech. showing a twing nekle in his ey. and i have a question for mort zuckerman.
ABC
Jan 12, 2010 7:00am EST
>>> good morning, america. on this tuesday, january 12th, i'm robin roberts. >> i'm george stephanopoulos. this morning, it's payback time. the white house set to place huge fees on the nation's biggest banks, just as those banks hand out billions in bonuses for top executives. a top banker lashes out overnight. >>> baseball's worth-kept secret, finally in the open. >> today was the hardest day of my life. >> mark mcgwire admits he did use steroids when he smashed baseball's home run record. but said he could have broken the record even without them. >>> hit and run. look at this. police in a desperate search for a driver who ran down two, young girls. how did they ever survive this crash? >>> and simon says he's moving on. can "american idol" survive without the man so many love to hate? >>> and good morning, everyone. thanks for starting your day with us. a lot of angry people out there today. >> boy, are there, robin. it is all about the outrage. all across the country, outrage at wall street, about the huge bonuses they're about to pay. the white house, proposing fees o
CNN
Jan 17, 2010 2:00pm EST
. barack obama spoke with hatian president rene preval and promised america's commitment. >> i pledge america's continued commitment to the government and the people of haiti in the immediate effort to save lives and deliver relief and in the long-term effort to rebuild. >> it's been a week that has tugged at our heartstrings and perhaps even bricked our consciouses. this is how cnn has reported pit. >> getting word of a major earthquake in haiti. only 22 miles west of the capital, port-au-prince. >> every two step, i saw like a house cloollapsed. every two step, i saw people bleeding. every two step, i saw a children with a big in their head. >> reporter: are you able to live in the palace, or is it completely destroyed? >> i cannot live in the palace. i cannot live in my own house. because the two collapsed. >> doctors are telling me, they don't have enough medicine to treat these patients. they don't have enough gas to run the generators to run the medical machines to treat these patients. >> think how you would feel if you lost everything, you were wandering around streets at nigh
MSNBC
Jan 21, 2010 7:09pm EST
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MSNBC
Jan 26, 2010 6:00am EST
believe that barack obama was born in america? do you believe that the constitution can allow states to separate out from individual deals on the health care plan? they're all sort of hot-button issues designed to find tape that will allow democrats to identify and marginalize republicans as being part of some sort of fringe. >> yeah. i was just going to say, if that's their plan, i would hope the republicans would take that. those are easy questions to answer, i would think, unless you are an extremist. hey, let's go to another issue right now that has to help democrats out with independent voters, mike. i'm sure it is causing a firestorm on the left. there are a lot of conservatives that say it's not really that big of a deal. but it is with independents. barack obama's expected to propose a major spending freeze to rein in the deficit, freezing 19% of the budget to so-called -- ska with me here -- the domestic discretionary spending. talk about that plan and whether he's going to face a revolt from the left. >> well, he can hope so because you're right, the more flak he gets from
CSPAN
Jan 8, 2010 1:00pm EST
to add mitt that. well that's not what a lot of folks in america say. i think the last rasmussen poll had in popularity, we were 22%. tea parties 35 and democrats 32. so we clearly have a gap between the american people and party. and i think it's the responsibility of the national chair and chairs around the country to fix that. and the way you begin to do it is to acknowledge this is where we've made mistakes when you grow government and spend money and go against the principals so important to defining the party for generations you walk away and create problems and we sought results in 2006 and 2002348 losses at the pole and loss of confidence and faith in the party and so i think now we have an opportunity once we acknowledge where we've gone wrong and stand firmly on principals and lead into the future with positive ideas and a new direction. the american people will come to us and i think we've seen that in new jersey and virginia with their elections. host: you talk about the tea party groups in your book right now. are they the future of the republican party? guest: they are to
CSPAN
Jan 22, 2010 10:00am EST
. i pledge allegiance to the flag of the united states of america and to the republic for which it stands, one nation, under god, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all. the speaker pro tempore: the chair will receive a message. the messenger: madam speaker, a message from the senate. the secretary: madam speaker. the speaker pro tempore: madam secretary. the secretary: i have been directed by the senate to inform the house that the senate has agreed to h.con.res. 3145 in which the concurrence of the house is requested. the speaker pro tempore: the chair lays before the house a communication. the clerk: the honorable the speaker, house of representatives, madam, pursuant to the permission granted in clause 2h of rule 206 the rules of the u.s. house of representatives the clerk received the following message from the secretary of the senate january 21 at 5:20 p.m., that the senate passed h.r. 3462. with best wishes, signed, sincerely, lorraine c. miller, clerk of the house. the speaker pro tempore: the chair lays before the house the following enrolled bills. the clerk: an
CSPAN
Jan 23, 2010 10:00am EST
important initiative that gets people working immediately. jobs here in america. we think that's very important. it also tries to help states so they're not laying off teachers and policemen and firemen. we think that's very important as well. but let me say something. i did a little -- i get a little confused and perhaps these facts are not well known to you, but i thought i would remind you of these facts. we pursued an economic program that your party put forward from 2001, 2003 on for eight years. now while the people gave us the majority in the house and senate in 2006, obviously president bush threatened to or did, in fact, veto any changes that we made in economic policy. that economic policy which you were a very strong supporter of and your party was a very strong supporter of, you continue to mention jobs. so i want to make sure you know these statistics. in the last three months of the bush administration under the economic policies that not only did you pursue then but you still want to pursue, because, in fact, the proposals that you had made essentially mirror the propos
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